|Computer Simulation and Troubleshooting
||ELEC 12 (VOC)
- Using MultiSim students will construct and simulate a discrete-component analog circuit.
- Using MultiSim students will be able to locate hidden faults in an analog circuit.
- Course completers will demonstrate the ability to isolate defective components on physical (as opposed to simulated) circuit boards.
- Demonstrate basic computer operating skills.
- Analyze operational circuit parameters when component values are changed.
- Analyze circuits for faults.
- Demonstrate how to troubleshoot circuits, and replace faulty components through simulation.
- Predict circuit operating parameters based on simulated characteristics.
|Customer Relations for the Technician
||TECH 60 (VOC)
- Students completing TECH 60 will demonstrate the ability to answer questions in a positive manner in a mock job interview.
- Students completing TECH 60 will be able to identify qualities employers seek in new hires.
- Describe the benefits of using effective customer contact skills.
- Demonstrate proper customer and team interactions.
- Identify and use customer contact tools.
- Evaluate the effectiveness of appropriately used customer contact tools.
- Know and use effective questioning techniques.
- Compare and contrast ethical decisions made.
- Compare and contrast hard skills versus soft skills.
- Know and use effective communication skills.
- Demonstrate proper responses and appropriate attire in an interview.
||ELEC 56 (VOC)
- Using the design algorithm, students will design and build a combinational logic control circuit.
- Using a state machine design, students will construct a synchronus counter that counts a random number sequence and then repeats.
- Recognize logic symbols and logic interpretation.
- Analyze combinational logic circuits and waveforms.
- Analyze combinational logic circuits and waveforms.
- Demonstrate reduction techniques of combinational logic.
- Analyze sequential logic circuits and wave forms.
- Evaluate logic circuit parameters from truth tables.
- Troubleshoot logic circuits and find faults.
- Measure logic circuit input and output signals using a variety of testing techniques.
|Electronic Assembly and Fabrication
||ELEC 61 (VOC)
- Students will demonstrate the ability to assemble an electronic circuit board to approved industry standards (IPC7711/7721)
- Students will demonstrate the ability to solder a through-hole electronic circuit board to approved industry standards (IPC7711/7721)
- Students completing ELEC 61 will demonstrate the ability to capture a schematic and render a printed circuit board phototool from an instructor-supplied list of component requirements.
- Demonstrate the proper manufacturing techniques of soldering and de-soldering.
- Differentiate between types of assembly techniques and justify the merits of one versus the other.
- Design a printed circuit board using computer-aided drafting (CAD).
- Define or explain various terms used in assembly and manufacturing processes.
- Recognize acceptable assembly connections from unacceptable ones.
|Electronic Devices Theory
||ELEC 51 (VOC)
- Students completing ELEC 51 will be able to determine voltage gain and bandwidth characteristics of a common-emitter transistor amplifier.
- Students completing ELEC 51 will be able to determine expected gain and bandwidth of an operational amplifier.
- Explain operating parameters of various semiconductor devices and circuits.
- Explain system application of various semiconductor devices and circuits.
- Analyze troubleshooting techniques of various semiconductor devices and circuits.
- Measure electrical quantities.
- Analyze various op-amp design parameters.
- Compare and contrast various oscillator types.
- Analyze switching circuits and timers.
||ELEC 50A (VOC)
- As a consequence of significant program modification in which electronics math concepts will be covered in the ELEC 50A theory course, students in ELEC 50A will be able to numerically analyze a series-parallel circuit.
- Students completing ELEC 50A will be able to make accurate readings of voltage, current, and resistance using analog and digital multimeters.
- Define common terms and recognize symbols used in DC electronic circuits.
- Explain circuit operation of various DC circuitry.
- Analyze from problems various DC unknown quantities.
- Analyze from schematics various DC unknown quantities.
- Predict unknown electronic quantities before solving electronic formulas.
- Measure and record electrical quantities.
- Demonstrate proper use of test equipment
- Troubleshoot various defects in DC circuitry.
- Calculate unknown electrical quantities in DC circuits.
||ELEC 50B (VOC)
- Students completing ELEC 50B will be able to employ polar and/or rectangular notation to determine the magnitude and phase shift of an unknown circuit parameter (voltage, current, impedance, and/or power).
- Students will be able to accurately measure amplitude and time parameters of a periodic waveform displayed on the oscilloscope screen.
- Define common terms and recognize symbols used in AC electronics. (MO)
- Analyze operation of AC circuits. (MO)
- Calculate unknown electrical quantities in AC circuits. (MO)
- Measure and record AC electrical quantities. (MO)
- Demonstrate the proper use of test equipment (oscilloscope, function generator, frequency counter) when measuring electrical quantities in a lab exercise. (MO)
- Compare and contrast characteristics of series versus parallel AC circuits. (MO)
- Evaluate the characteristics of frequency selective circuits. (MO)
||ELEC 74 (VOC)
- Students completing ELEC 74 will be able to install programs and development tools into microcontrollers or companion personal computers
- Students completing ELEC 74 will be able to describe the relationship between hardware and software in a microcontroller.
- Students in ELEC 74 will use different types of microcontroller platforms (such as Arduino or Fubarino) to implement projects of their own design.
- Program a PIC microcontroller using a development board.
- Compare and contrast various features of different process control circuits.
- Demonstrate the use of interfacing devices in circuit operation.
- Compare and contrast various features of different interfacing devices.
- Program the PIC using the C programming language.
- Demonstrate a functional interface control circuit for a process control circuit.
- Compare and contrast features of various types of PLDs.
|Technical Applications in Microcomputers
||ELEC 11 (VOC)
- Students completing ELEC 11 will demonstrate the ability to produce a correctly formatted and error-free employment cover letter using Microsoft Word.
- Students completing ELEC 11 will be able to produce an expense spreadsheet with a chart in Microsoft Excel.
- Students completing ELEC 11 will demonstrate the ability to produce a correctly formatted and error-free resume in Microsoft Word
- Demonstrate various features of the Windows operating system specifically used in electronic technology.
- Define and discuss common vocabulary words associated with technology and computers.
- Design and implement various word processing assignments including: memos, technical reports, and a resume.
- Design and implement various spreadsheet assignments including data in chart and graph form.
- Implement various database assignments including data manipulation, report generations.
- Identify features of computer presentation methods.
- Demonstrate using the internet to research a given topic.
- 70% of students will produce a spreadsheet with an accompanying chart with no more than two errors in formulas.